Oct 1, 2012 11:00am PDT
for the blast. >>> laying down the law. today, the supreme court kicking off its new term of the slate of crucial and controversial decisions in the works. on the docket, affirmative action and considering race for college admissions, voting rights and deciding to require federal oversight with a state of voting discrimination. the nine supreme court justices will consider a variety of challenges to the defense of marriage act. the law states that the federal government will only recognize traditional marriages. that means no federal benefits, even where same-sex marriage is legal. >> same-sex couples are denied hundreds of different rights and benefits that are provided to married different-sex couples under federal law. >> the last term supreme court decisions paving the way for the affordable care acts and arizona's new immigration law. >>> now to decision 2012. this morning, debate prep for president obama and mitt romney who are getting ready for the first faceoff on wednesday. trac tracie potts has a look. >> reporter: the president is preparing to face mitt romney in denver on w
Oct 3, 2012 11:00am PDT
and public transportation. parades, including the beta breakers run would be exempt. if it becomes law, offending nudists would be slapped with a $100 fine for the first offense and $200 for the second and $500 for the third. right now, state law does not ban public nudity. it does ban lewd public behavior. >> the silver lining, it is okay in some areas. >> yes. >> good. >>> when we come back, when is striking out a good thing? we will show you one major leaguer who did that and got a standing ovation. >>> two at-bats in seven years. it was a second chance for a baseball player injured in his one and only at bat. >> the story after a decade, adam greenberg back in the big leagues. he got hit in the head with the cubs on the first pitch that he saw. a 9-mile-an-hour fastball. it derailed his career. never got back on track. he got back to the major leagues. the marlins signed him to a one-day contract. he got a one-at bat. campaign by fans. they locked him in. he locked in his sights. that was strike two. he actually struck out, but it was a beautiful thing. >> we leave you with the oak
Oct 2, 2012 11:00am PDT
the police department on the chopping block. considering outsourcing law enforcement to the santa clara county sheriff's office. it is on the agenda at the meeting tonight which is open to the public. this is all happening at 7:00 p.m. at city hall. >>> another bay area city says it wants to dump its weekly garbage collection. according to "the palo alto weekly," they are trying to keep organic waste out of landfills. if homeownerss sorted their foo scraps, there would be less of a need for pick ups. the meeting for the finance committee is expected to reduce garbage collection to once or twice per month or possibly getting rid of it entirely. >>> a south bay tradition feeding thousands of people in the bay area for more than six decades closing its doors. race street fish & poultry in san jose has been family owned since it opened in 1947. the owner says it is time to retire so they sold to a texas-based corporation. >> christmas eve, it's an hour. it's christmas. it is part of my christmas to be here. >> a lot of memories for a lot of people. but the memories will leave forever. we'll
Oct 5, 2012 11:00am PDT
, he's no longer eligible for membership in scouting. the boy scouts are not breaking the law according to some, but his mother is not happy getting a petition hoping to get a lot of people to come on board to sign and make them overturn that decision. >>> we finish up with a very happy ending right here. got to love these stories. an emotional reunion as a 10-year-old girl reunited with her beloved puppy that was stolen from her bedroom. >> thank you to everybody who made this happen. >> very, very happy. took a lot of people to get her puppy back to her. we're happy to report all is well. thank you for joining us. a big weekend in san francisco. have a great one. we'll see you next week.